"Each moment of displacement and segregation is a process rather than a one–time event and connects to the development of capitalism, slavery, and settler–colonialism in what is, for the time being, Texas and the US. Displacement is not a new process; displacement is the response to new developments—a clearing away of old relations in favor of new ones." Topics: gentrification, colonization, austin, texas, development, urban, engles, slavery, segregation
Reports on timely news stories, buzz stories, videos and watercooler topics being discussed in social media and the Internet. Topics: esmie, esmie, mrs. engles, shhh, jules, hamilton, parker, greg parker, jules callaghan, mi corazon,... Source: Antenna
The fourth installment of a panel series. The first three panels were held in Halifax, Frankfurt, and Thessaloniki. A moderated panel discussion and audience Q&A with thinkers, activists and political figures focused on contemporary problems faced by the Left in its struggles to construct a politics that adequately address issues of democracy. Hosted by the Platypus Affiliated Society at the University of Chicago. Panelists: MICHAEL GOLDFIELD (Wayne State University) ... AUGUST NIMTZ... Topics: Democracy, Marxism, anarchism, Occupy, Cuba, class, capitalism, working class politics, Engles
In this episode we take a close look at the Eulogy provided by Fredrick Engles at the Funeral of Karl Marx. You'll hear a reading of the speech and some commentary on it. http://marxismtodaypodcast.wordpress.com/ Topics: Engles, Funeral, Burial, Karl Marx, Speech, Graveside, Capitalism, Socialism, Theory, Evolution
The 20th century has made the question of Marxism an obscure one. The absence of an International Left suggests the irrelevancy of Marxism to the present. Yet historically, Marxism mattered to society at large. It was understood to be relevant, not simply as an anti-capitalist politics, but as a framework for addressing the potentials raised by modern society. Can this history say anything about our own present moment? Does Marxism matter today? This event will explore the question. Led by... Topics: Jeremy Cohen, Platypus Affiliated Society, Platypus, Communist Manifesto, teach-in, Is Marx...
A look at the activity on Wall Street, including market trends and under-the-radar stocks. Topics: europe, france, commerzbank, greece, donald trump, trump, imf, london, publicis, thomas cook,... Source: Comcast Cable
Business and stock-market news from Wall Street and around the world, featuring interviews with policymakers from Asia, Europe and Washington, D.C. Topics: fbi, clinton, pepsi, comey, china, whitewave, new york, pepsico, danone, asia, s&p, europe,... Source: Comcast Cable